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Phronesis and the medical community

Description
HSMC has been awarded £820,000 by AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) for a project designed to explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
Wednesday 4th March 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whose health and social care? The future

Description
Moseley and Kings Heath Labour Party supported by Unite, the Union, brought together around 100 local people and community activists with a panel of experts, including HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby, to discuss what we should do next to improve our NHS, locally and nationally.
Date:
Thursday 26th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

All eyes on Manchester

Description
If you live in Birmingham, like I do, you could be forgiven for feeling slightly green-eyed at what is going on in Manchester at the moment.
Date:
Wednesday 25th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Happy hospitals better for patients, research shows

Description
Hospital patients experience better outcomes when NHS staff are happier in their jobs, according to new research.
Date:
Wednesday 11th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Commissioning for better outcomes: A route map

Description
A prototype framework of standards to support commissioners of adult social care assess the quality of their commissioning is currently being piloted by the Local Government Association (LGA).
Date:
Monday 9th February 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Prevention in social care

Description
HSMC Director, Professor Jon Glasby, has been filmed for a new resource on Prevention, created by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
Date:
Monday 26th January 2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Leadership Development Programme for GPs Mental Health Leads in CCGs

Description
Accredited by the Royal College of Practitioners, this programme targeted at GP Mental Health Commissioning Leads - in the West Midlands, East Midlands and East of England - started in October 2014. Twenty-eight GPs and two commissioning colleagues are currently taking part in the programme, which is being delivered in Cambridge and Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 16th December 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Patient safety in private hospitals - addressing the information deficit

Description
The relationship between the NHS and private hospitals has changed markedly over the last decade. The most recent figures show that the NHS (i.e the taxpayer) is now the second largest source of revenue for private hospitals.
Date:
Monday 6th October 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

HSMC Professor invited to speak at international patient safety conference in Rio

Description
Professor Russell Mannion has been invited to speak at the International Society for Quality in Health care (ISQua) conference. With colleagues, he will present the findings from international research on the impact of health policy reform on quality and patient safety in thirty countries.
Date:
Friday 3rd October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Individual Service Funds Handbook

Description
HSMC's Robin Miller is co-author of a new guide to Individual Service Funds (ISFs) – one of the most innovative and least well-developed forms of personal budgets in health and social care
Date:
Monday 29th September 2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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